Recent Presentations at Scientific,
Management, and Outreach Meetings

Intern Presentations

2014 Science Presentations

40th Annual East Coast Commercial Fishermen's & Aquaculture Trade Exposition
Ocean City, Maryland
January 17-19, 2014

Ogburn, M.B., Richie, K., Goodison, M. Ecology of Blue Catfish in Chesapeake Bay. Poster presentation.

Ogburn, M.B., Richie, K., Goodison, M. Blue Crab Biology, Ecology and Fisheries. Poster presentation.

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2013 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Ogburn, M.B. 2013. Catfish distribution, diet and movement in Maryland tributaries of Chesapeake Bay.  Chesapeake Bay program Sustainable Fisheries Goal Implementation Team December meeting.  December 3-4, 2013.

Ogburn, M.B. 2013. Chesapeake Bay river herring project. Chesapeake Bay Program Fish Passage Work Group, Annapolis, Maryland. November 18, 2013.

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10th International Marine Biotechnology Conference, Brisbane, Australia
November 11-15, 2013

Flowers, E.M., Simmonds, K., Aguilar, R., Bowers, H.A., Zmora, O., Schott, E.J.  2013. A fatal reo-virus of blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, has potential to impact the host throughout its entire geographic range.

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Invited Talks

Ogburn, M.B. 2013. Chesapeake Bay river herring project.  Northeast Interagency River Herring Meeting. Hadley, Massachusetts.  November 6, 2013. 

Ogburn, M.B. 2013. Catfish distribution, diet and movement in Maryland tributaries of Chesapeake Bay. Chesapeake Bay Program Invasive Catfish Task Force. Solomons, Maryland. October 30, 2013.

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American Fisheries Society.  Little Rock, Arkansas. 
Septermber 8-13, 2013

 Ogburn, M.B. 2013. Chesapeake bay river herring project. Poster presentation. 

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Invited Talks

Ogburn, M.B. 2013. Smithsonian River Herring Project. Nanticoke Watershed Alliance's Lower shore Stewardship Institute. Salisbury, Maryland. July 27, 2013.

Ogburn, M.B. 2013. Application of controls in separating behavior of temperature reef fish from environmental interferencein a long-term acoustic telemetry study. University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean and Environment. April 16, 2013.

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42nd Benthic Ecology Meeting.Savannah, Georgia.
March 20-23, 2013

Ogburn, M.B. 2013. Evidence for important offshore spawning grounds of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, in the South Atlantic Bight.

Flowers, E.M., Aguilar, R., Johnson, E.G., Jagus, R., Schott, E.J. Assessing Callinectes sapidus reo-like virus (RLV) prevalence and fishery impacts in the Chesapeake Bay.

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27th American Fisheries Society Meeting. Tidewater Chapter. Solomons, Maryland.
March 21-23, 2013

Aguilar, R., M.M. Marvel, E.G. Johnson, M.B. Ogburn, A.H. Hines, M.R. Goodison, P.M. Roberts. 2013. Trophic dynamics of non-native blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, in Maryland. Contributed presentation.

Aguilar, R., L.A. Weigt, A.C. Driskell, A.H. Hines, E.G. Johnson, M.B. Ogburn.2013. Barcoding the Bay: Enhancing the study of Chesapeake Bay communities, food webs and invasions through DNA barcoding. Contributed presentation.

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2012 Science Presentations

National Shellfisheries Association 104th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington.
March 25-29, 2012

Anson H. Hines, Eric G. Johnson, Robert Aguilar, Margaret Kramer, Michael Goodison, Paige Roberts. 2012. Blue crab fishery stock dynamics: Managing for recruitment limitation. Contributed presentation.

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2011 Science Presentations

4th International Symposium on Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching, Shanghai Oceans University, Shanghai, China.
April 22, 2011

Johnson E.G., A.H. Hines, H.L. Soulen, P.M. Roberts, M.A. Kramer, M.R. Goodison, and R. Aguilar. 2011. Optimizing release strategies for blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay. Contributed presentation.

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, R.N. Lipcius, R.D. Seitz, O. Zmora, Y. Zohar, D.B. Eggleston, and K.M. Leber. 2011. Strategic mixing of fishery management, aquaculture and stock enhancement: Case of the Chesapeake blue crab. Invited keynote address. Contributed presentation.

National Shellfisheries Association Meeting. Baltimore, MD.
March 28, 2011

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, R. Aguilar, M.A. Kramer, P.M. Roberts, H.L. Soulen, Y. Zohar, O. Zmora. 2011. Field assessment of the feasibility of enhancing the Chesapeake blue crab stock. Invited talk.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, H.L. Soulen, P.M. Roberts, M.A. Kramer, M.R. Goodison, R. Aguilar. 2011. Evidence for large-scale recruitment limitation of blue crabs in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Kramer, M.A., A.H. Hines, E.G. Johnson. Annual, seasonal and size dependent patterns of juvenile blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, mortality in upper Chesapeake Bay. 2011. Invited talk.

Aguilar, R., E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines, P.M. Roberts, M.R. Goodison, M.A. Kramer. 2011. Spatial dynamics of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, fishery in Chesapeake Bay: Understanding post-maturation processes to mprove efficacy of marine stock enhancement. Invited talk.

Roberts, P.M., R. Aguilar, E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines, M.R. Goodison, M.A. Kramer. 2011. Population and fishery dynamics of blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, in a subestuary of Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

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2010 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Hines, Anson H. 2010. Ecology and behavior of crabs: Scuba in good visibility and poor. Invited presentation. Research and Discoveries: The Revolution of Science through SCUBA. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. May 24-25, 2010.

Hines, A. H. 2010. The blue crab as a model for migratory estuarine species. Invited seminar. Duke Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, NC. March 16, 2010.

Zohar, Y., A.H. Hines, O. Zmora, E.G. Johnson, R.N. Lipcius, R.D. Seitz, D.B. Eggleston, A.R. Place, and J.S. Chung. 2010. The Chesapeake Bay blue crab (Callinectes sapidus): A multidisciplinary approach to stock enhancement. Invited presentation. World Aquaculture Society Meeting, San Diego, California, March 3-6, 2010.

Aguilar, Robert. 2010. Overview of long-term fishery research in near-shore zones of Rhode River, Chesapeake Bay. Invited lecture to SERC education docents. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. January 26, 2010.

Kramer, Margaret. 2010. Overview of blue crab life history and research of the Fish & Invertebrate Ecology Lab. Invited lecture to SERC education docents. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. January 26, 2010.

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ICES-BEWG (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea-Benthos Ecology Working Group) Meeting at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD.
April 19-23, 2010

Aguilar, R. 2010. Long-term patterns of variation in abundance and species composition of estuarine fish communities in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Hines, A.H. 2010. Long term patterns of benthic communities in the Rhode River. Invited talk.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, H.L. Soulen, P.M. Roberts, M.A. Kramer, M.R. Goodison, R. Aguilar, Y. Zohar, and O. Zmora. 2010.  The (nearly) conclusive case for recruitment limitation of blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

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American Fisheries Society. Tidewater Chapter Meeting. Annapolis, MD.
March 18-20, 2010

Aguilar, Robert, Johnson, Eric G., Hines, Anson H., Schlenker Lela, Roberts, Paige M., Goodison, Michael R., Kramer, Margaret A., 2010. Spatial dynamics of recreational and commercial blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) harvest in Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Johnson, Eric G., Hines, Anson H., Soulen, Heather L., Roberts, Paige M., Kramer, Margaret A., Goodison, Michael R., Aguilar, Robert, Zohar, Yonathan, Zmora, Oded. 2010. The case for recruitment limitation of blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Kramer, Margaret, Hines, Anson H., Johnson, Eric G., Falsone, Laura A., Ruffin, Katherine K. 2010. Annual, seasonal and size-dependent patterns of juvenile blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) mortality in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Roberts, Paige M., Carlozo, Nicole, Johnson, Eric G., Aguilar, Robert, Hines, Anson H. 2010. Impacts of gear, exposure time and molt status on by-catch mortality in Maryland's blue crab trotline fishery. Invited talk.

Soulen, Heather L., Reynolds, Amanda C., Johnson, Eric G., Miller, A. Whitman, Butera, Denise L., Riedel, Gerhardt F., Lukacsovics, Anna. 2010. The impact of ocean acidification on growth and mortality of an estuarine crustacean, the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus). Invited talk.

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Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, NC.
March 10-13, 2010

Aguilar, Robert, Johnson, Eric G., Hines, Anson H., Schlenker, Lela, Roberts, Paige M., Goodison, Michael R., Kramer, Margaret A. 2010. Spatial dynamics of blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, fishery in Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Johnson, Eric G., Hines, Anson H., Soulen, Heather L., Kramer, Margaret A., Goodison, Michael R., Aguilar, Robert, Zohar, Yonathan, Zmora, Oded. 2010. Evidence for large scale recruitment limitation of blue crabs in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

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2009 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, H.L. Soulen, P.M. Roberts, M.A. Kramer, M.R. Goodison, R. Aguilar, Y. Zohar, and O. Zmora. 2009. Summary of blue crab studies at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Blue crab stock assessment 2009: Data Workshop, Chesapeake Bay Laboratory, Solomons, MD, November 24, 2009.

Aguilar, R., A.H. Hines and E.G. Johnson. 2009. Fishery characterization, exploitation and movement of mature female blue crabs Callinectes sapidus in the Potomac River. Invited presentation. Potomac River Fisheries Commission, Colonial Beach, VA, June 11, 2009.

Johnson, E.G. 2009. Current status of the blue crab fishery in Chesapeake Bay: current problems, innovative solutions and outlook. Invited presentation. Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association, Woodlawn, MD, June 9, 2009.

Johnson, E.G. 2009. Blue crab research at SERC-links to effective resource management. Invited presentation. Rouse Group of Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, May 21, 2009.

Aguilar, R., A.H. Hines and E.G. Johnson. 2009. Fishery characterization, exploitation and movement of mature female blue crabs Callinectes sapidus in the Potomac River. Invited presentation. Crab Advisory Committee Meeting, Potomac River Fisheries Commission, Colonial Beach, VA, May 19, 2009.

Johnson, E.G. 2009. Blue crab research at SERC. Invited presentation. Smithsonian National Board and Guests, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, April 23, 2009.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, H.L. Soulen, P.M. Roberts, M.A. Kramer, M.R. Goodison, R. Aguilar, Y. Zohar, and O. Zmora. 2009. Evidence for recruitment limitation of blue crabs in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation. 2009 NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office Fisheries Science Symposium, National Wildlife Visitor Center, Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, Maryland, April 21, 2009.

Long, W.C., R.D. Seitz, B.J. Brylawski. 2009. Cascading ecological effects of hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay. Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA. February 12, 2009.

Hines, A.H. 2009. Blue crabs: New science for an old fishery. Invited lecture. Smithsonian Marine Station, Ft. Pierce, FL. January 29, 2009.

Johnson, E.G. 2009. Evidence for blue crab recruitment limitation in Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation. Maryland Blue Crab Stock Enhancement Review, Merrill Environmental Center Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD, January 8, 2009.

Johnson, E.G. 2009. Comparison of hatchery-reared and wild juvenile blue crabs. Invited presentation. Maryland Blue Crab Stock Enhancement Review, Merrill Environmental Center Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD, January 8, 2009.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, H.L. Soulen, P.M. Roberts, M.A. Kramer, M.R. Goodison, R. Aguilar, Y. Zohar, and O. Zmora. 2009. 2009 NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office Fisheries Science Symposium: Research Findings on Key Bay Fisheries Species. E. Nauman, H. Kelsey, J. Hawkey, H. Townsend, D. Orner and K. Couranz (eds), Chesapeake EcoCheck.

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The Crustacean Society Meeting. Tokyo, Japan.
September 2009

Hines, A.H. 2009. Blue crabs as a model for crustacean ecology. Invited symposium presentation in Integrative Biology: Crustaceans as Model Systems.

Hines, Anson H., Eric G. Johnson, and Robert Aguilar. 2009. Demographic consequences of intense fishing on blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus) in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Invited symposium presentation in: Impacts of Human Exploitation on Large Decapods.

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National Shellfisheries Association, 101st Annual Meeting. Savannah, GA.
March 22-26, 2009

Aguilar, R., E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines, P.M. Roberts, M.R. Goodison, M.A. Kramer. 2009. Population and fishery dynamics of blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, in a subestuary of Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Johnson, E.G., et al. 2009. Field assessment of blue crab restocking in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

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25th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium Series. Anchorage, AK.
March 10-13, 2009

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, M.Z. Darnell, D. Rittschoff, R. Aguilar. 2009. Predicting effects of climate change on blue crab demography. Invited presentation.

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, et al. 2009. Field assessment of the feasibility of enhancing blue crab stock in Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation.

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Benthic Ecology Meeting, Corpus Christi, TX.
March 5, 2009

Altman, S., M.L. Reaka, D. Felder, E.P. Theil, E. Weil. 2009. Biodiversity and endemism down a depth gradient-A tale of two seas (Crustaceans, Corals). Contributed paper.

Rodgers, P.L., M.L. Reaka, A.H. Hines. 2009. Female sperm storage and male sperm allocation in five species of crab. Contributed paper.

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International Symposium on Aquaculture, Biology and Management of Commercially Important Crabs. 2009. Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China

Hines, Anson H., Eric G. Johnson, Midge Kramer, Michael Goodison, Robert Aguilar, Heather Soulen, Paige Roberts, Yonathan Zohar, and Odi Zmora. 2009. Field Assessment of the Feasibility of Enhancing the Chesapeake Blue Crab Stock. Invited presentation.

Zohar, Y., O. Zmora, A. Place, J.S. Chung, N. Zmora, E.J. Schott, J. Stubblefield, A. Hines, E. Johnson. 2009. A multidisciplinary approach to responsible stock enhancement of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) in the Chesapeake Bay: hatchery production and basic tools. Invited presentation.

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2008 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Johnson, E.G. and 11 co-authors. 2008. Blue crab programs at SERC. Invited presentation. Smithsonian Institution’s Office of the Inspector General, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, November 12, 2008.

Johnson, E.G. and 11 co-authors. 2008. Blue crab research at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Invited presentation and hands-on demonstration to The Chesapeake Research Consortium Fellows, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, October 27, 2008.

Johnson, E.G. and 11 co-authors. 2008. Blue crab research at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Invited presentation and hands-on demonstration to U.S. Congressional staffers. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, October 21, 2008.

Johnson, E.G. 2008. Marine biologists: what do they do and how do I become one? Annual career fair for 7-8th grade students. School of the Incarnation, Gambrills, MD, October 19, 2008.

Breitburg, D.L., A. H. Hines, E.G. Johnson, G. Ruiz, and R. Osman. 2008. Fisheries from an ecological perspective: Emphasis on strong, complementary field eperiments, laboratory experiments, field sampling and models. Invited presentation. Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center: Matching Expertise, Interests and Needs for Chesapeake Bay Management, Edgewater, MD, October 8, 2008.

Long, W.C. 2008. Cascading ecological effects of hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay. Invited lecture. Smithsonian Marine Station, Ft. Pierce, FL. October 2008.

Long, W.C., R.D. Seitz, B.J. Brylawski. 2008. Hypoxia and Chesapeake Bay: From individual clams to the ecosystem. Invited lecture. Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL. October 2008.

Johnson, E.G. 2008. Ecosystems, Food Webs, and Human Impacts on Chesapeake Bay. Invited lecture to 7th grade science students. School of the Incarnation, Gambrills, MD, September 19, 2008.

Long, W.C. 2008. An ecosystem short of breath: Effects of low dissolved oxygen on the benthic community in Chesapeake Bay. Invited lecture. Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL. September 2008.

Johnson, E.G. 2008. Status of the blue crab stock in Chesapeake Bay: Current problems and innovative solutions. Invited presentation. Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association, Westminster, MD. August 7, 2008.

Johnson, E.G. 2008-2009. How to give an effective scientific presentation. Invited presentation. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Internship Program, SERC, Edgewater, MD. July, 2008-2009.

Johnson, E.G. and 11 co-authors. 2008. Blue crab research at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Invited presentation and hands-on demonstration to the Multicultural Students at Sea Together (MAST) Program at Hampton University, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, June 30, 2008.

Johnson, E.G. and 11 co-authors. 2008. Field assessment of the feasibility of enhancing blue crab stock in Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation. Maryland Sea Grant Summer Seminar Series, Chesapeake Bay Laboratory, Solomons, MD, June 13, 2008.

Johnson, E.G. 2008. The extraordinary squid-lecture, hands-on dissection and fish fry. Invited presentation to 7th grade students. School of the Incarnation, Gambrills, MD. May, 2008.

Aguilar, R. , A.H. Hines. 2008. Long-term patterns of variation in abundance and species composition of estuarine fish communities in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited lecture. National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, Hamilton, New Zealand. April 4, 2008.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, and seven co-authors. 2008. Rebuilding blue crab stocks through hatchery-based enhancement: A feasible approach? Invited presentation. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Evening Lecture Series, Edgewater, MD, March 19, 2008.

DiMaria, R., E.G. Johnson. 2008. Callinectes sapidus: Design and field study of a passive collector for juvenile blue crabs. Contributed paper. Atlantic Estuarine Research Society, Lewes, DE. March 14, 2008. Best student paper.

Aguilar, R., E.G. Johnson and six co-authors. 2008. Variation in survival, enhancement and production of small scale releases of hatchery juvenile crabs in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, March 13, 2008.

Long, W.C. 2008. An ecosystem short of breath: Effects of low dissolved oxygen on the benthic community in Chesapeake Bay. Invited lecture. Messiah College, Grantham, PA. March 2008.

Aguilar, R., A.H. Hines, T.G. Wolcott, E.G. Johnson, A.C. Young-Williams, M.A. Kramer, M.R. Goodison. 2008. Multiple tagging techniques in determining movement and population demographics of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus). Contributed paper. International Symposium on Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. February 27, 2008.

Johnson, E.G. and 8 co-authors. 2008. Testing the feasibility of enhancing blue crab stocks in Chesapeake bay. Invited presentation. Alberg30 Sailing Club, Annapolis, MD, February 9, 2008.

Johnson, E.G. 2008. Chesapeake Bay oysters: natural history, restoration and the potential introduction of C. ariakensis. Invited presentation. Southern Maryland Coastal Conservation Association, Hughesville, MD, February 4, 2008.

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Annual Meeting of the Blue Crab Advanced Research Consortium, Baltimore, MD.
April 25, 2008

Aguilar, R., E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines, P.M. Roberts, M.R. Goodison, and M.A. Kramer. 2008. Fishery characterization, exploitation and population size of blue crabs Callinectes sapidus in a subestuary of Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation.

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, et al. 2008. Field assessment of the feasibility of enhancing blue crab stock in Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation.

Johnson, E.G., et al. 2008. Large-scale patterns of blue crab distribution and abundance in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation.

Kramer, M.A., A.H. Hines, E.G. Johnson, L. Nye, K. Ruffin. 2008. Annual, seasonal and size-dependent patterns of juvenile blue crab Callinectes sapidus mortality in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation.

Roberts, P.M., R. Aguilar, E.G. Johnson. 2008. Estimating tag-induced mortality and retention of externally tagged blue crabs Callinectes sapidus. Invited presentation.

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Benthic Ecology Meeting, Providence, RI.
April 12, 2008

Aguilar, R., E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines, P.M. Roberts, M.R. Goodison, and M.A. Kramer. 2008. Fishery characterization, exploitation and population size of blue crabs Callinectes sapidus in a subestuary of Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper.

Altman S., G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines. 2008. Diversity, resource use, invasibility and invasive persistence in marine fouling communities. Contributed paper.

DiMaria, R., E.G. Johnson. 2008. Chateau de Callinectes sapidus: Design and field test of a passive collector for juvenile blue crabs. Contributed paper.

Gamelin, E.F., E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines. 2008. Functional response and prey switching of adult blue crabs Callinectes sapidus on two prey species. Poster.

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, et al. 2008. Field assessment of the feasibility of enhancing blue crab stock in Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper.

Johnson, E.G., et al. 2008. Large-scale patterns of blue crab distribution and abundance in upper Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper.

Kramer, M.A., A.H. Hines, E.G. Johnson, L. Nye, K. Ruffin. 2008. Annual, seasonal and size-dependent patterns of juvenile blue crab Callinectes sapidus mortality in upper Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper.

Long, W.C., R.D. Seitz, B.J. Brylawski, S. Schreiber. 2008. Hypoxia and Macoma balthica in Chesapeake Bay: Population, community, and ecosystem level effect. Contributed paper.

Roberts, P.M., R. Aguilar, E.G. Johnson. 2008. Estimating tag-induced mortality and retention of externally tagged blue crabs Callinectes sapidus. Contributed paper.

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2007 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Long, W.C., R.D. Seitz, B.J. Brylawski. 2007. Hypoxia and Macoma balthica: Ecological effects on a key benthic infaunal species. Invited lecture. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. December 13, 2007.

Sanchez, A.J., R. Salina, A.H. Hines. 2007. Predation on shrimps by two species of fish in a lagoon system. Invited paper. Wetland Symposium, Tabasco, Mexico. December 4, 2007.

Hines, A.H., M.A. Kramer, R. Aguilar, E.G. Johnson, A. Young, M. Goodison, G. Ruiz, J. Dineen, S. Reed, T. Wolcott, P. Jivoff, D. Smith, and R. Lipcius. 2007. Ecology of the blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) life history. Invited presentation. Marine Science Symposium. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. November 15-16, 2007.

Aguilar R. 2007. A survey of arthropod phylogeny and morphology. Invited lecture. Northern Virginia Community College. November 2007.

Zmora, O., Y. Zohar, A.H. Hines, and E.G. Johnson. 2007. The Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus): A Multidisciplinary Approach to Stock Enhancement. 36th U.S.-Japan Aquaculture Panel Symposium, Durham, NH. October 29-30, 2007.

Rodgers, P.J., M.L. Reaka, A.H. Hines. 2007. A comparison of sperm storage and mating strategies in brachyurans. 2007. Contributed paper. The Crustacean Society, La Serena, Chile. October 14-17, 2007.

Rodgers, P. J. and A.H. Hines. 2007. Patterns of sperm storage in crabs: A comparison of mating strategies and sperm allocation in brachyuran crabs. Poster. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development Conference, Panama City, Panama. August 6-9, 2007.

Altman S., G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines. 2007. Effects of community diversity and resource availability on invasion in marine fouling communities. Contributed paper. Ecological Society of America, San Jose, CA. August 5-10, 2007.

Hines, A.H. et al. 2007. Dynamics of stocking Chesapeake blue crabs: Spatial and temporal variation. Contributed paper. NOAA Chesapeake Bay office. 2007 Fisheries Schience Symposium, Patuxent Wildlife Refuge, MD. April 10, 2007.

Hines, A.H. et al. 2007. Overview of SERC ecosystem research. Invited lecture. Contributed paper. SERC-NCBO workshop, Edgewater, MD. March 2007.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, J.L.D. Davis, A.C. Young, M.A. Kramer, M. Goodison, R. Aguilar. 2007. Assessing the feasibility of enhancing blue crab stocks in Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk. World Trade Institute, International Visitors Program, Delegation from Ecuador at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD

Johnson, E.G., D. Breitburg, A.H. Hines. 2007. Natural history and restoration of Chesapeake Bay oysters: Summary of ongoing research at SERC. Invited talk. Southern Maryland Audobon Society, La Plata, MD. February 7, 2007.

Aguilar, R., M.R. Goodison, A.H. Hines, M.A. Kramer. 2007. Long-term patterns of variation in abundance and species composition of estuarine fish communities in upper Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper. American Fisheries Society. Tidewater Chapter Meeting, Lewes, DE. February 1-3, 2007.

Aguilar R., K. Chop, K. Tenggardja, E.G. Johnson, M.A. Kramer, A.H. Hines. 2007. Large-scale tagging of blue crabs in the Rhode River: cooperative field studies with local watermen. Invited talk. Annual Watermen's Exposition, Ocean City, MD. January 27, 2007.

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, et al. 2007. Blue crab stock enhancement-overview of field and release strategies. Invited presentation. Annual Watermen's Exposition, Ocean City, MD. January 27, 2007.

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Estuarine Research Federation, Providence, RI.
November 4-8, 2007

Aguilar, R., A.H. Hines, M.A. Kramer, M.R. Goodison. 2007. Long-term variation of fish assemblage structure and diversity in an upper Chesapeake Bay subestuary. Invited presentation.

Johnson, E.G., et al. 2007. Field assessment of the feasibility of enhancing blue crab and oyster stocks in Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper.

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Blue Crab Advanced Research Consortium annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.
April 11, 2007

Aguilar, R., E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines, K. Chop, K. Tenggardjaja. 2007. Population dynamics and demographics: Mark-recapture studies of blue crabs in a Chesapeake subestuary. Contributed paper.

Hines, A., E.G. Johnson, et al. 2007. Variation in survival, enhancement and production of small scale releases of hatchery juvenile crabs in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines et al. 2007. Large-scale patterns of juvenile blue crab recruitment to nursery habitats in the upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines et al. 2007. Partitioning loss of juvenile hatchery-reared blue crabs into mortality and emigration components. Invited Presentation.

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Benthic Ecology Meeting, Altanta, GA.
March 21-25, 2007

Aguilar, R., E. G. Johnson, A. Hines, K. Chop and K. Tenggardjaja. Population demographics and exploitation of blue crabs Callinectes sapidus in a subestuary of upper Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper.

Altman S., G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines. 2007. Combined effects of diversity and resource on invasion. Contributed paper.

Johnson, E. G., A. C. Young, A. H. Hines, and M. Kramer. Partitioning loss of juvenile hatchery-reared blue crabs into mortality and emigration components. Contributed paper.

Sanchez, A.J., A.H. Hines, R. Florido, and E.G. Johnson. 2007. Sea grass density effect on interaction between the predator Archoglossus rhomboidalis and the prey Hippolyte zostericola. Contributed paper.

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2006 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Aguilar, R., M.R. Goodison, A.H. Hines, M.A. Kramer. 2006. Decadal variation in sympatric Chesapeake Bay fish communities: Analytical approaches to living resources. Contributed paper. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Lake Placid, NY. September 10-14, 2006.

Bright, G., E.G. Johnson, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Comparison of habitat utilization between juvenile hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs. Contributed presentation. The Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Memphis, TN. August 8, 2006.

Bright, G., E.G. Johnson, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Comparison of habitat utilization between juvenile hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs. Contributed presentation. Atlantic Estuarine Research Society Spring Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. March 9-11, 2006. 

Hines, A.H., G. M. Ruiz, P. Fofonoff, and B. Steves. 2006. Patterns of species invasions in coastal marine ecosystems of North America. Invited lecture. Contributed presentation. Biological Invasions' Course, Portland State University, OR. March 9, 2006.

Hines, A.H. 2006. Cumulative spatial impacts of aquaculture in Chesapeake Bay: Implications for management. Invited presentation. Spatial Management Workshop, Science and Technology Advisory Committee, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. March 2006.

Hines, A.H.. 2006. Stock enhancement of Chesapeake blue crabs: Linking nursery habitats to spawning sanctuary. Invited departmental talk. Mote Marine Laboratory Sarasota, FL. January 27, 2006.

Hines, A.H.. 2006. Stock enhancement of Chesapeake blue crabs: Linking nursery habitats to spawning sanctuary. Invited departmental talk. Department of Biology, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne Fl. January 26, 2005.

Ruiz, G.M., P. Fofonoff, A. W. Miller, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Biological Invasions in Coastal Marine Ecosystems: Past, Present, and Future. Invited talk. 91st Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Merida, Mexico. January 11, 2006.

Wolcott, D.L., T.G. Wolcott, A.H. Hines, and D.A. Medici. 2006. Migration of female blue crabs from mating areas to spawning grounds. Contributed paper. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. January 4-8, 2006.

Hines, A.H. 2006. Smithsonian deep science. Invited presentation. Advanced Diving Workshop for Deep Research Diving, NOAA & Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Hines, A.H. 2006. Blue crab aquaculture and stock enhancement in Chesapeake Bay. Invited presentation. College of Aqua-Life Science and Technology, Shanghai Fisheries University, China.

Hines, A.H. 2006. Invasive species in marine ecosystems of North America: Patterns, vectors and management. Invited presentation. College of Aqua-Life Science and Technology, Shanghai Fisheries University, Shanghai, China.

Hines, A.H. 2006. Ballast water and shipping as a driver of invasive species in coastal ecosystems: Patterns and research approach for North America. Invited presentation. School of Life Science and Technology, Ningbo University, Ningbo, China.

Hines, A.H. 2006. Patterns of invasive species in coastal marine ecosystems of North America. Invited presentation. Xiamen University, Xiamen, China.

Hines, A.H. 2006. Ecology of the life cycle of the blue crab: long-term data and new approaches. Symposium in honor of John S. Pearse, University of California Santa Cruz.

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3rd International Symposium on Stock Enhancement and Ocean Ranging, Seattle, WA. September 2006

Aguilar, R., E. G. Johnson, A. H. Hines, M. Kramer, and M. Goodison. 2006. Complete optimization: Integrating management with hatchery releases.

Cheng, Y., X. Wu, X. Yang, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Current trends in hatchery techniques and stock enhancement for Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis.

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, A.C. Young, R. Aguilar, M.A. Kramer, M. Goodison, O. Zmora, and Y. Zohar. 2006. Release strategies for estuarine species with complex migratory life cycles: Stock enhancement of Chesapeake blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus.

Johnson, E.G., A.C. Young, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Optimizing enhancement strategies: Predicting growth and survival of hatchery-reared blue crabs under varying release scenarios.

Young-Williams, A. C. , J. L. D. Davis, E.G. Johnson, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Testing differences between wild and hatchery-reared blue crabs: Minimizing potential negative interactions at release.

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AQUA 2006, Florence, IT.
May 9-13, 2006

Johnson, E.G. et al. 2006. Testing the feasibility of blue crab stock enhancement in Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper. World Aquaculture Society Conference, AQUA 2006. Florence, Italy.

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Annual Meeting of the Blue Crab Advanced Research Consortium, Baltimore, MD
March 2006

Chop, K., R. Aguilar, E. Johnson and A.H. Hines. 2006. Assessing population dynamcs of blue crabs in a subestuary of upper Chesapeake Bay: A cooperative field study with local watermen. Invited presentation.

Hines, A.H. et al. 2006. Field assessment of stock enhancement linked to migratory corridors for upper Bay blue crabs: Seasonal and inter-annual variation in survival and production. Invited presentation.

Johnson, E., A.H. Hines, et al. 2006.Optimizing enhancement strategies: Predicting growth and survival of hatchery-reared blue crabs under varying release scenarios. Invited presentation.

Young-Williams, A.C., A.H. Hines et al. 2006. Experimental comparisons of performance between hatchery and wild juvenile blue crabs. Invited presentation.

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Alaska Crab Enhancement and Rehabilition Workshop, Uiversity of Alaska Sea Grant, Kodiak, AK.
March 14, 15, 2006

Hines, A.H. 2006. Overview of crab aquaculture activities in Southeast Asia. Alaska Crab Enhancement and Rehabilitation workshop. Invited participant.

Hines, A.H. et al. 2006. Case Study: Stock enhancement of Chesapeake Bay blue crab. Alaska Crab Enhancement and Rehabilitation workshop. Invited participant and panelist.

Zmora, O., A.H. Hines, et al. 2006. Cultivation and mass hatchery rearing of juvenile blue crabs. Invited participant.

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Benthic Ecology Meeting, Quebec City, Canada.
March 10, 2006

Aguilar, R., M.A. Kramer, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Long-term spatio-temporal variation of a nearshore fish community in an upper Chesapeake Bay subestuary. Contributed presentation.

Johnson, E.G., A.C. Williams, and A.H. Hines. 2006. A stochastic seasonal growth model estimated from hatchery releases of juvenile blue crabs in the wild. Contributed presentation.

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2005 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Hines, A.H. 2005. Fishery status meeting and consultation. Bi-state Blue Crab Technical Advisory Committee. Colonial Beach, VA. October 26, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Fishery failures and aquaculture expectations: Estuarine implications of impending shift in modes of estuarine food production. Invited symposium talk. Estuarine Research Federation, Norfolk, VA. October 20, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Federal Campus at SERC. Director, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Bay Field Office, & U.S. Forest Service Chesapeake Bay Office. October 12, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. NOAA Maryland Sea Grant program review. Consultation. National Aquarium, Baltimore, MD. September 27, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Blue crabs, aquaculture, invasive species. Presentation and consultation. Chesapeake Bay Commission. Chesapeake Beach, MD. September 8, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Federal Campus. NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office, U.S. Park Service. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 9, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Land conservation. Presentation. Anne Arundel County, Office of County Executive. July 28, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Overview of SERC programs in Belize. Presentation and reception. Ambassador to Belize. NMNH, Washington, D.C. July 26, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Overview of SERC programs. Congressional Staff presentation and tour of Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. June 24, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Electronic Field Trip: Invasive species. Port of Oakland, CA. May 10, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Estuarine food web implications of shifts to aquaculture approaches for fishery restoration. Invited talk. NOAA Workshop, "Predicting effects of over-fishing, eutrophication and disease on estuarine fish assemblages: disentangling effects of multiple stressors on estuarine food webs". Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. May 2005.

Jewett, E.B. 2005. Invasive species and low dissolved oxygen in Chesapeake Bay. Dissertation defense, Departmental Seminar/Talk. University of Maryland, Department of Biology, College Park, MD. May 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Meeting with Lowell Bahner, Director, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. May 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Meeting with Peyton Robertson, Assistant Director, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. May 2005.

Hines, A.H., K.L. Heck, and R. Virnstein. 2005. Biocomplexity of seagrass systems: research needs and opportunities. Invited talk. Workshop on coastal systems of the Indian River Lagoon. Kennedy Space Center, Fl. April 2005.

Johnson, E.G. and 6 co-authors. 2005-2007. Blue crab research at SERC-Update on progress and upcoming plans. Invited presentation to local commercial watermen. SERC, Edgewater, MD, April, 2005-2007.

Johnson, E.G. 2005. Southeast Data Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Caribbean spiny lobster data assessment and review: Assessment workshop. Marathon, FL. March 15-17, 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Overview SERC blue crab research. Anne Arundel County Watermen's presentation. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. March 10, 2005.

Hines, A.H., R.N. Lipcius, O. Zmora and Y. Zohar (et al.). 2005. Blue Crab Advanced Research Consortium: Basic biology and feasibility of stock enhancement of blue crab stocks, Callinectes sapidus. Invited talk. NOAA Chesapeake Bay Fisheries Symposium, Patuxent, MD.
March 2005.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Fishing impacts and the development of aquaculture in coastal food production. Washington Area Science Writers Association. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. February 15, 2005.

Johnson, E.G. 2005. Southeast Data Assessment and Review (SEDAR) Caribbean spiny lobster data assessment and review. Data workshop. Marathon, FL. January 25-27, 2005.

Johnson, E.G., D.B. Eggleston, C. Dahlgren, G.T. Kellison, and D. Nadeau. 2005. Distribution and abundance of spiny lobster in the Florida Keys: Impacts of an intense recreational fishery. Invited talk. Marathon, FL. January, 2005.

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Watermen's Exposition. Ocean City, MD.
January 29-30, 2005

Aguilar, R., A. Young-Williams, and A.H. Hines. 2005. Blue crab stock enhancement and tagging program. Invited talk.

Zohar, Y, O. Zmora, A.H. Hines, and R. Lipcius. 2005. BCARC: Hatchery technologies and stock enhancement of blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

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MEES Colloquium, University of Maryland, Center of Marine Biotechnology, Baltimore, MD.
October 2005

Altman, S., A.H. Hines, and G.M. Ruiz. 2005. Invasion success of colonial tunicates.

Hines, A.H. 2005. Working on the edge: Research at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Invited talk. Poster.

Rodgers, P., M. Reaka and A. Hines. 2005. Sperm storage and replenishment in brachyuran crabs of the Indian River Lagoon, FL. Poster.

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Symposium on Fishery Impacts on Decapod Mating Systems;
The 6th International Crustacean Congress, Glasgow, Scotland.
July 21, 2005

Hines, A.H., P.R. Jivoff, R.N. Lipcius, T.G. Wolcott, and D.L. Wolcott. 2005. Complex impacts on reproductive processes in a heavily exploited crab stock: An overview for Chesapeake blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. Invited talk.

Jivoff, P.R. and A.H. Hines. 2005. How interactions between human exploitation and mating system structure may limit the reproductive potential of blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. Invited talk.

Wolcott, D.L., A.M. Carver, J. Davis, T.G. Wolcott, and A.H. Hines. 2005. Impact of a size-selective fishery on mating systems in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. Invited talk.

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Benthic Ecology Meeting, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Williamsburg, VA.
April 2005

Aguilar, R., M.R. Goodison, A.H. Hines, and M.A. Kramer. 2005. Decadal variation of an epibenthic fish and macro-invertebrate community in an upper Chesapeake Bay subestuary. Invited talk.

Altman, S., A.H. Hines and G.M. Ruiz. 2005. Invasion success of colonial tunicates. Poster. Awarded best student poster.

Bademan, M., A.H. Hines, and E.G. Johnson. 2005. Predation rates on hatchery-reared and wild juvenile blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus) in upper Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Bright, G., E.G. Johnson, and A.H. Hines. 2005. Comparison of habitat utilization between juvenile hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs. Invited talk.

Hines, A. H. 2005. Portunid crab fisheries: Emerging approaches for supplementing and restoring stocks. Invited talk.

Hines, A.H. and R.N. Lipcius. 2005. Threshold mechanism and long-term indirect effects of siphon nipping by fishes upon blue crab predation on infaunal bivalves. Invited talk.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, J.L.D. Davis, A.C. Young, M. Kramer, M. Goodison, R. Aguilar, Y. Zohar, and O. Zmora. 2005. Field assessment of the feasibility of enhancing blue crab stocks in Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Young, A. C., E.G. Johnson, A.H. Hines, M. Goodison, R. Aguilar, and M. Kramer. 2005. Predator enhancement experiments: Density-dependent response of blue crabs to infaunal bivalve prey. Invited talk.

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NOAA Chesapeake Bay Fisheries Symposium, Patuxent, MD.
March 2005

Hines, A.H., R.N. Lipcius, O. Zmora, and Y. Zohar (et al.). 2005. Blue Crab Advanced Research Consortium: Basic biology and feasibility of stock enhancement of blue crab stocks, Callinectes sapidus. Invited talk.

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Blue Crab Advanced Research Consortium Workshop, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS.
March 2005

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, A. Young-Williams, M. Goodison, M. Kramer, R. Aguilar, O. Zmora, and Y. Zohar. 2005. Field tests of the feasibility of stock enhancement of Chesapeake blue crabs: Linking nursery habitats to spawning sanctuary. Invited talk.

Johnson, E.G., A.H. Hines, J. Davis, A. Young-Williams, M. Goodison, M. Kramer, R. Aguilar, O. Zmora, and Y. Zohar. 2005. Comparing performance of hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs. Invited talk.

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Portunid Crab Conference, The Philippines.
January 2005

Hines, A.H., E.G. Johnson, J.L.D. Davis, A. Young-Williams, M. Goodison, M. Kramer, R. Aguilar, O. Zmora, and Y. Zohar. 2005. Testing the feasibility of stock enhancement of blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus) in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Portunid Crab Conference, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center and University of Wales, Bangor, and European Commission. Iloilo, The Philippines.  January 21, 2005. Invited talk.

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2004 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Aguilar, R. 2004. Aspects of blue crab biology and behavior. Invited lecture. George Mason University. November 2004.

Johnson, E.G. 2004. Population dynamics and stock assessment of the blue crab in North Carolina. Invited presentation. SERC Seminar Series, Edgewater, MD, July 15, 2004.

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Benthic Ecology Meeting, Mobile, Al.
March 25-28, 2004

Aguilar, R., A.H. Hines, M.R. Goodison, 2004. Long-term spatio-temporal dynamics of a fish and macro-invertebrate assemblage in an upper Chesapeake Bay subestuary. Contributed paper.

Davis, J.L.D., A.C. Young-Williams, A.H. Hines, Y. Zohar, and O. Zmora. 2004. Narrowing in on blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) carrying capacity in certain Chesapeake Bay habitats and implications for optimizing stock enhancement. Contributed paper.

deRivera, C.E., G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, and P. Jivoff. 2004. Predation by blue crabs limits abundance of the introduced crab Carcinus maenas. Contributed paper.

Young-Williams, A.C., J.L.D. Davis, A.H. Hines, K. Forman, O. Zmora, Y. Zohar. 2004. Does size really matter to hatchery blue crabs? Contributed paper.

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Blue Crab Advanced Research Consortium annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.
February 21-23, 2004

Aguilar, R. 2004. Movement of female blue crabs from mating to spawning grounds. Invited presentation.

Johnson, E.G., D.B. Eggleston, G.T. Kellison, G. Plaia, C. Huggett. 2004. Life and death of translocated blue crabs. Invited presentation.

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2003 Science Presentations

Invited Talks

Jewett, E.B., A.H. Hines, G.M. Ruiz. 2003. Low dissolved oxygen creates potential niche for newcomers in the Chesapake Bay. Estuarine Research Federation, Seattle, WA. September 14-18, 2003.

Young-Williams, A.C., J.L.D. Davis, A.H. Hines, Y. Zohar. 2003. Burden of proof: Assessing stock enhancement of the blue crab in the Chesapeake Bay. Contributed paper. American Institute of Biological Sciences, Arlington, VA. March 21-23, 2003.

Aguilar, R., P.S. Rand, G.H. Beckwith, Jr., J.C. Chaves. 2003. Short-term hooking mortality of adult red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus caught from the Neuse River, North Carolina, 2001-2002. Contributed paper. American Fisheries Society, Tidewater Chapter Meeting, Beaufort, NC. January 15-17, 2003.

Davis, J.L.D., A.C. Young-Williams, A.H. Hines, and Y. Zohar. Assessing potential for restoration of blue crab stocks by enhancement in Chesapeake Bay. Restore America's Estuaries, Baltimore, MD.

Hines, A.H. 2003. Research and training using blue crab ecology as a model system. Symposium on the Value of Teaching at FHL, 100th Anniversary of Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA.

Hines, A.H. 2003. New research on blue crab ecology. Invited talk.  Annapolis Civitan Association.

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Benthic Ecology Meeting, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT.
March 27-30, 2003

Aguilar, R., M. Kramer, A.H. Hines, T.G. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott, and R. Lipcius. 2003. Migration of female blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay. Invited talk.

Altman, S.J., R. Whitlatch, J. Terwin. 2003. Space invaders: Does disturbance facilitate or hinder invasion success in marine communities? Invited talk. Awarded best student talk.

Davis, J.L.D., A.C. Young-Williams, R. Aguilar, B.L. Carswell, M.R. Goodison, A.H. Hines, M.A. Kramer, Y. Zohar and O. Zmora. 2003. Do hatchery-raised blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus) feed, grow, behave and survive as well as their wild counterparts? Implications for stock enhancement. Invited talk.

Delano, K., R. Lipcius, A. Hines, and R. Seitz. 2003. Habitat quality and metapopulation dynamics in the Balthic clam. Invited talk.

Grap, S. , R. King, D. Craige, and A. Hines. 2003. Factors influencing the distributions of blue crabs and bivalves in subestuaries of Chesapeake Bay, USA. Invited talk.

Hines, A.H., M.A. Kramer, TG. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott, and J. Freire. 2003. Long-Term Decline in Juvenile Blue Crab Mortality: Local Scale Experiments Reflect Large Scale Reduction of Chesapeake Population? Invited talk.

Jivoff, P.R., A.H. Hines, and G.M. Ruiz. 2003. Control of range expansion and habitat use of the green crab, Carcinus maenas, by a native species. Invited talk.

Kramer, M.A., and A.H. Hines. 2003. Disease outbreak regulates a local population of an invasive fish. Invited talk.

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Blue Crab Advanced Research Consortium Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
March 2003

Aguilar, R. 2003. Migration of mature female blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay.

Davis, J.L.D. 2003. The fate of hatchery-reared blue crabs released into small embayments of upper Chesapeake Bay.

Hines, A.H. 2003. Requirements for stock enhancement of blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay.

Young-Williams, A.C. 2003. Crustacean tagging tools: comparing two types of internal tags in juvenile blue crabs. .

Young-Williams, A.C. 2003. Comparisons of morphological, physiological, and behavioral variables between hatchery-raised and wild juvenile blue crabs.

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National Shellfisheries Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
April 13-17, 2003

Hines, A.H., J.L.D. Davis, A. Young-Williams, Y. Zohar, and O. Zmora. 2003. Assessing the feasibility of stock assessment for Chesapeake blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus.

Zohar, Y., O. Zmora, A. Hines, and J. Davis. 2003. Hatchery methods for production of juvenile blue crabs.

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The Crustacean Society Blue Crab Symposium, College of William & Mary, VIMS, Williamsburg, VA

Aguilar, R., M. Kramer, A.H. Hines, T.G. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott, and R. Lipcius. 2003. Migration of female blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay.

Hines, A.H., T.G. Wolcott, J. Terwin, and S.F. Thrush. 2003. Spatial scale of blue crab foraging on bivalve prey.

King, R. D. Craige, A. Hines, and S. Grap. 2003. Habitat correlates of blue crabs and bivalves in subestuaries of Chesapeake Bay, USA.

Rome, M., A.C. Young-Williams, M. Goodison, G. Davis, and A.H. Hines. 2003. Winter mortality of Chesapeake blue crabs.

Zmora, O., A. Findiesen, E. Lipman, J. Stubblefield, A. Hines, J. Davis, A. Young-Williams and Y. Zohar. 2003. Hatchery mass production of blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) juveniles.

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American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Salt Lake City, UT.
February 8-14, 2003

Davis, J.L.D., A.C. Young-Williams, A.H. Hines, and O. Zmora. 2003. Assessment of enhancement potential in the case of the Chesapeake blue crab (Callinectes sapidus).

Young-Williams, A.C., J.L.D. Davis, A.H. Hines, and Y. Zohar. 2003. Comparing two types of internal tags in juvenile blue crabs.

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NOAA Coastal Zone 2003, Baltimore, MD

Hines, A.H., J.L.D. Davis, A. Young-Williams, R.N. Lipcius, J. Hoenig, Y. Zohar, O. Zmora, A. Place, D.H. Secor, S-J. Ju, R. Harvey, T.G. Wolcott and D.L. Wolcott. 2003. Blue Crab Stock Restoration and Ecology in Chesapeake Bay.

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Intern Presentations

2013 Intern Presentations

Brooke Weigel. 2013. Determining the impacts of invasive blue catfish in Maryland using diet studies and acoustic telemetry.  Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 14, 2013.

Katie Sinclair.  2013. Are you smarter than a SERC visitor?  An analysis of their diversity and why they visit. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 30, 2013.

Mark Ruiz. 2013. Application of imaging sonar to fisheries ecology: Identifying juvenile blue crabs predator-prey interactions.  Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 8, 2013.

Angela Trenkle. 2013. Potential impacts of invasive blue catfish on native white catfish. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. May 5, 2013.  

Parks, Eric, (2012 intern), M.B. Ogburn. 2013. Abundance, mortality, and habitat use of juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, in nearshore areas of Chesapeake Bay. Poster. 42nd Benthic Ecology Meeting, Savannah, Georgia.  March 21-23, 2013.

    2012 Intern Presentations

Marvel, Miranda. 2012. Invasive blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, blue devil or pussycat? A comparison of the trophic dynamics of catfish in Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 16, 2012.

McCanty, Sean. 2012. Shell game:How prehistoric land use affects modern Chesapeake ecosystems. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 17, 2012.

Luebs, Maggie. 2012. A comparison of predation on soft-shell clams (Mya arenaria) and stout razor clams (Tagelus plebeius). Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 10, 2012.

Parks, Eric. 2012. Near shore surveys for juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, in the Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. July 31, 2012.

2011 Intern Presentations

Richie, Kim. 2011. Sperm limitation in Callinectes sapidus. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 9, 2011.

Weller, Dan. 2011. Shell game: How prehistoric land use affects modern Chesapeake Bay ecosystems. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 18, 2011.

Burd, Justine. 2011. Trace metals in blue crab soft tissue and correlation to carapace. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 16, 2011.

Disla, Carlos. 2011. Spatial and temporal variation in shell chemistry of Callinectes sapidus. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 11, 2011.

 2010 Intern Presentations

Hanmer, John. 2010. Assessing spatial variation in blue crab populations using natural markers. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 5, 2010.

Cornell, Cristina. 2010. Sperm limitation in Callinectes sapidus. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 5, 2010.

Alarcon-Tinajero, Edgar. 2010. Talking trash: Archaeological resources of the Rhode River and Fishing Bay. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. September 3, 2010.

Coleman, Bryan. 2010. Spatial variation in blue crab trace elemental signatures: Implications for use as natural tags. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 13, 2010.

O'Keeffe, Kayleigh. 2010. Sperm limitation in Callinectes sapidus: Boys matter too!  Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 12, 2010.

2009 Intern Presentations

Sellers, Andrew. 2009. Effects of size and complexity of coarse woody debris on predation of epibenthic species. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 23, 2009.

Schlenker, Lela. 2009. Crab tagging abound the Bay: A look at harvests, commercial and recreational sectors and the success of new regulations. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 23, 2009.

Melendez, Laila. 2009. Relative predation and mortality of juvenile blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 17, 2009.

2008 Intern Presentations

Pittfield, T. 2008. A fishery independent study on migration depth of mature female blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. December 3, 2008.

Blake, C. 2008. Risk-sensitive foraging behavior in wild and hatchery-raised juvenile blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus). Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 24, 2008.

Carlozo, N. 2008. Effect of air exposure on mortality and physiology of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 21, 2008.

Nilanjana, S. 2008. Prey preference and optimal foraging of juvenile blue crabs on bivalve prey. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 14, 2008.

Grow, J. 2008. Effects of shoreline type on juvenile blue crab food availability and predator abundance in the South River. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 1, 2008.

Majoris, J. 2008. The effect of shoreline type on growth and diet of juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 1, 2008.

DiMaria, R., E.G. Johnson. 2008. Chateau de Callinectes sapidus: Design and field test of a passive collector for juvenile blue crabs. Contributed paper. Benthic Ecology Meeting, Providence, RI. April 12, 2008.

DiMaria, R., E.G. Johnson. 2008. Chateau de Callinectes sapidus: Design and field study of a passive collector for juvenile blue crabs. Contributed paper. Atlantic Estuarine Research Society, Lewes, DE. March 14, 2008. Best student paper.

2007 Intern Presentations

Roberts, P. 2007. Estimating population size, tag retention, and mortality of adult blue crabs. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. December 18, 2007.

Bayer, S. 2007. Large scale spatio-temporal variation in blue crab abundance within Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 30, 2007.

DiMaria, R. 2007. Chateau de Callinectes sapidus: Design and field study of a passive collector for juvenile blue crabs. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. November 19, 2007.

Exline, R. 2007. Optimizing survival of hatchery raised juvenile blue crabs: The microhabitat of release site. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 14, 2007.

Anthony, J. 2007. An assessment of habitat quality and release optimization in the West River, Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 9, 2007.

2006 Intern Presentations

Wolf, J. 2006. Release of juvenile hatchery-reared blue crabs for stock enhancement: Importance of microhabitat of release. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. December 11, 2006.

Tenggardjaja, K. 2006. Estimating size, survival and exploitation of the blue crab population in the Rhode River. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. October 17, 2006.

Rowe, Alison. 2006. Comparison of diet and prey preference of juvenile hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 11, 2006.

Weaver, D. 2006. Which microhabitat release strategy results in the greatest survival of juvenile hatchery blue crabs? Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 9, 2006.

Bright, Jr., G., E.G. Johnson, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Comparison of habitat utilization between juvenile hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs. Contributed paper. The Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Memphis, TN. August 8, 2006.

Bright, Jr., G., E.G. Johnson, and A.H. Hines. 2006. Comparison of habitat utilization between juvenile hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs. Contributed presentation. Atlantic Estuarine Research Society Spring Meeting. Philadelphia, PA., March 9-11, 2006. Winner-Best student paper.

Chop, K. 2006. Assessing population dynamics of blue crabs in a subestuary of the upper Chesapeake Bay: A cooperative field study with watermen. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. March 2, 2006.

Gamelin, E. 2006. Interactive effects of prey density and season on adult blue crab predation on two prey species. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. March 2, 2006.

2005 Intern Presentations

Avila, A. 2005. Crassostrea virginica, Eastern oyster spat: Factors affecting settlement and growth. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 19, 2005.

Bright, Jr., G., E.G. Johnson, and A.H. Hines. 2005. Comparison of habitat utilization between juvenile hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs. Contributed presentation.34th Benthic Ecology Meeting, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Williamsburg, VA. April 6-10, 2005.

2004 Intern Presentations

Himelberg, R. 2004. What's for dinner? The diet of white perch, striped bass and blue crabs. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. October 27, 2004.

Novillo, A. 2004. Comparing behavior of hatchery and wild blue crabs in different habitats when a predator is introduced. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. October 27, 2004.

Bademan, M. 2004. Predation on hatchery-reared blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus) in the Rhode River. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 16, 2004.

Bright, G. 2004. Study of molting in juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 16, 2004.

2003 Intern Presentations

Larson, K. 2003. The reproductive potential of blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus) in the upper Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. September 19, 2003.

Brubaker, K. 2003. The effect of exercise on claw strength. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. September 10, 2003.

Foreman, K. 2003. Behavioral differences in hatchery vs. wild crabs: Competition for food. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 29, 2003.

Harrison, E. 2003. Are the stomach contents of estuarine predators a good indicator of habitat quality? Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 22, 2003.

Kelly, E. 2003. Analysis of daily swimming patterns in aquacultured blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 22, 2003.

Eckert-Mills, M. 2003. Color change in aquacultured blue crabs (Callinectes sapidus) and the effect of color on predation. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD. August 15, 2003.